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Understanding Scholarly Sources


Discussion Questions

  1. Identify at least three aspects of the article that indicate it is a "scholarly" source. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.
  2. Google the Journal of Behavioral Education. Does it seem like a credible publication? Why or why not?
  3. Why is the article organized the way that it is? What might be the value of this organizational structure?

Search Activity

1. Find a scholarly article that relates to your own research interests.

2. What keywords did you use to find the article? What other keywords might be useful for your research?

3. Can you locate the full text of the article? if you don't see a full text file, click on FindIt at UofL.

4. Why is the article relevant to your research? What topics or questions are addressed in the article?


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